When Neil Young recently released an environmental anthem, “Who’s Gonna Stand Up? (and Save the Earth),” some observers couldn’t resist joking, “Who’s going to stand up and save Pegi Young?” — a reference to Young’s longtime wife and musical partner, who was seemingly cast aside when Neil filed for divorce in July. But the truth is, Pegi Young doesn’t need any pity and has already bounced back with her fourth solo album, Lonely in a Crowded Room. Although she’s backed in the Survivors by a couple of her husband’s occasional bandmates — bassist Rick Rosas and keyboardist Spooner Oldham — Pegi doesn’t sound much like Neil, digging instead into Stax-y soul and kicking up a more authentically Western blend of swing and honky-tonk on her ruefully witty cover of Oldham’s “Lonely Women Make Good Lovers.”

Fri., Nov. 7, 8 p.m., 2014
(Expired: 11/07/14)

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